Free Ebook Download: questions, answers, explanations…

You’ve seen and studied questions/answers books, but would you love to see one with a simplified explanation of each answer? That’s what this ebook is all about. Whether you’re studying for an examination or just need lessons in modern English, this is for you. You would love it—rest assured. May you find the knowledge you seek. Download.  

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What’s a lisp?

Do you know someone who put their tongue between their upper and lower teeth when pronouncing s, z and pronounce them as the th in think? That’s a lisp. A lisp (also called sigmatism) is a common and treatable speech impediment involving mispronunciation of sibilant sounds. Sibilants are speech sound produced with a hissing effect, e.g. s, z, sh. It is common among children but usually disappear before the age of six. However, some have it till adulthood. The main known cause of a lisp is wrong tongue placement. The three types…

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Why ‘a hospital’ but ‘an hour’

My primary school teachers told me when a word starts with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u), I should use an, and use a with other letters (consonants). It sank in but I got confused when I saw a university and an hour. Through the years, I searched for clues until I found the most accurate— a simple one at that. If you are still confused like I used to be, relax and let’s get it right together once and for all. Articles a and an are indefinite articles, it…

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